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a marine recruiter shot at. while driving down highway- how the investigation is affecting traffic. and why a nearby school is askingplus, president obama speaks on gun control. and developing news at five -- a shooting on a south bay freeway. it happened this afternoon in cupertino -- causing the complete closure of southbound highway- 85 for several hours. this is video from sky-7 h- d, abc7 news. the gunman remains on the loose. the victim -- a marine recruiter. his car shot multiple times. kron 4's alecia reid is live in cupertino with the latest -- alecia? >> there is the search for enough for the gunman. >> there are still some of bullet holes on the driver's side of the vehicle. >> it is not clear how many times was shot at but at least four different bullets made contact with the car. none of them hit the driver.
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highway was on lockdown. >> for the officers to comb the area to look for evidence to try to piece together what happened to. >>reporter: the marine going have been followed from a gas station. and anybody who could have seen anything is borscht to call the sheriff's office. purged-to call the sheriff's department of alecia reed, kron 4 >>pam: you are looking at video from sky 7 high- definition abc 7 video. the gunman is on the loose this incident caused a complete closure of highway 85 with a are searching for evidence. the marine recruiter whose car was shot at was not hurt but it is impacting one local school. john f. kennedy middle school. again -- we are followingyou're looking at video from gunman still has *not been
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this incident caused the southbound highway- 85, evidence. the marine recruiter whose the shooting also having an impact on a at least one local area school. >> this was a controlled dismissal. a controlled dismissal is that parents have to come up and sign up for the children and spoke with several parents and this was a nerve wracking. that they receive the message to come and get their children and especially after what happened recently in connecticut. >> parents must come get your children to sign out this is added a precaution to insure that students arrive home safely. >>reporter: when you read that what do you think? >> i actually got a phone call first i was a little bit panicked. because of things last week, the campus
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and then in connecticut. so we whir worried. and it's scary because it was happening school after school. it is very scary. >>reporter: the parents also have to wait quite a while to collect their children. there was a long line of parents and i can tell you that a spokesperson said that this was a precaution. just to make sure that everybody is okay. reportingscott rates is live at john f kennedy middle school. >>pam: thank you, scott. developing news tonight. a shooting on a south bay freeway. sky-7 hd, abc 7 news. this closed the complete not far away, but un-related to the freeway shooting, a pre-school was locked down for several hours this afternoon. this is video from sky-7 hd, abc 7 news. the 'good samaritan' preschool near cupertino village, and the surrounding neighborhood, was cordoned off amid a manhunt
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for a burglary suspect. kron four's rob fladeboe has the latest on the search. and how it made for some anxious moments at the pre- school. >>reporter: as the manhunt for one suspect played out up the street, parents arrived to pick up their kids at the locked down good samaritan pre-school, many saying they couldn't help school shooting. >> i know that my child is going to be safe and that the staff will take care of them. but after last week's event is a bit unnverving.. if you have a comment or story idea for stanley, you can email us at peoplebehavingbadly@kron4.co m the pre school was locked down after sunnyvale police stopped this car for speeding on south wolf road. based on evidence found in it's occupants may be burglaries. >> the vehicle pulled over and sped off again. near wolfe road and the three occupants fled the vehicle when it came to stop. >>reporter: two of the three suspects were chased down and caught while a 3rd escaped into a nearby residential area. teams of police and could be
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seen going through the neighborhood home by home. resident nick zaveri was worried about his family. 33rd >> i am alarmed at my wife is by herself so i want to make sure that she is okay. >>reporter: there was no evidence the suspects were armed but police were taking no chances and sealed off the area for much of the afternoon. once the area near the pre school was swept, the all-clear was given and not a minute too soon for anguished parents. >> it was a stressful day i'd like to get my children home, thank you very much. >>reporter: in cupertino rob fladeboe lron 4 news >>pam: gun control taking center state stage. as more victims are laid to rest in the deadly elementary school 20 children were among the victims in the massacre. this evening -- we have complete coverage -- the reaction from washington. to the bay area. along with what's being done here in california.
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but first tonight -- president obama -- promising action. grant lodes is here with more. >> president obama is talking tough after the mass shooting that we just saw. today,mister obama took the podium this morning with vice president joe biden at his side. the president.talking tough on the need to reduce gun voilence.especially mass shootings like the one we just saw. today we learned the vice president will lead a task force that will present a set of gun control recommendations to the president. >> it is encouraging of all backgrounds are willing to challenge and change longstanding positions. that conversation has to continue but this time those words need to lead to action. the point that this is complex no longer is an excuse for doing nothing. the fact that we cannot prevent every act of violence does not mean that we will steadily reduce
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the violence. and prevent the very worst violence. that is why i have a past vice president to lead members of my cabinet and outside organizations to come up with a set of concrete all lines with proposals that i intend to push without delay. the good news is that there is a growing sense this. the majority of americans would prohibit the sale of high capacity ammunition rounds, and assault rifles. and support laws for background checks before all sales. it will take a wave of americans, sons, daughters, law enforcement, mental health professionals and yes, the gun owners standing up and saying enough is enough. on behalf of
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children. that we would say that this is terrible, a tragedy. and we do not have the sustained attention span and to be able to get this done over the next several months. it does not make sense. >> this is not the only issue about gun violence. where have you been? >> here is where you been, jake typing the president of the night states. and working since the worst of the great depression working as a president of the not states. i do not think that i've been on vacation. and i have been no president of the united states. we all have to do some reflections. i have-been working as the president of the united states--. this is something we have not seen. any other. said as soon as he gets the recommendations from the task force - he will make
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very specific proposals. which could address mental meanwhile sales of assault rifles at gun shops. continue to soar in the wake of the connecticut elementary school shooting >>pam: gun racks are practically bare at "j and r" sports supply in livermore where today the owner of the gun shop told kron4, why he strongly disagrees with president obama's move. to create new gun restrictions >>pam: already? >> there is already broad restrictionsinstead of broad gun restrictions. the owner of the gun store says, the government should focus on better ways to prevent the mentally ill from accessing firemarms >> in california there's already a restriction on meantime. creating a limit on high- capacity ammunition clips. is the next issue some in congress want to look at.
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some have 20, 30 but we are already on the restriction of 10 round magazines. these laws do little from stopping from causing harm. what they would do is stopping people from defending themselves properly. the president is surrounded by secret service. if he truly wanted to lead by example and and stop using the secret service to protect them. >> instead of broad gun restrictions the owner says of the government should focus on better ways to prevent and prevent the mentally ill from accessing firearms. and also now kron 4's justine waldman is here with the " immediate action". being called for. justine? , many of the elected officials are saying that there is enough pollack is no time to do something.
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that could happen by this weekend. >> gun control is a complex issue. politicians across the country are starting to tackle it. nancy pelosi wants a vote by saturday. that would prohibit the production of high production magazines. >> theirs is a very complicated and difficult position but we are able to do this with calibrations legislation. and really that is effective. >> that would ban magazines holding 10 rounds of ammunition house speaker, john boehner did not address the issue on wednesday. many of our elected officials are saying enough talk about gun control. it is time to do something. and that something could happen by the weekend. gun control is a complex issue. politicians across the tackle it. house minority leader nancy pelosi wants a vote by saturday. on legislation that would prohibit the production of high-capacity it would ban magazines house speaker john boehner did not address the issue
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michigan governor rick snyder vetoed legislation that would have allowed concealed weapons to be carried in churches, the measure had strong snyder said friday's tragedy played a role in his decision. florida's governor rick scott has been well supported by the n-r-a. he'd legislative change. >> "i support the second amendment. i believe in the second amendment, but look, what i want to focus on right now is the families, make sure our states, our schools are safe." >>reporter: a c-n-n o-r-c poll released today indicates that more americans are in favor of gun control. 52-percent of people polled say they favor major restrictions on guns. with 46-percent saying they oppose. coming up tonight at 5-30. michael yaki will be here to but first -- we want to know what you think. california. kron4's terisa estacio is here with the story. after
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>>pam: and -- we are continuing to follow developing news tonight. a freeway shooting. sky-7 hd, abc 7 news. a marine recuriters car shot at -- multiple times. kron4 crews are on the scene. as the search the gunman continues. [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world
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>>pam: here in california, there is now a big push to further tighten the state's current gun laws. considered
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some of the most restrictive in the kron four's terisa estacio has been covering that part of the story today. and joins us live in the studio. who is behind some of these new proposals. >> there are active senate members. with tougher gun laws in the state. he is proposing legislation that would ban the vices of ammunition that would be a are reloaded quickly that semi-automatics but also fire kind of like an assault weapon. here are some other proposals that are being considered. to crack down on sales of ammunition, registration requirements and gun law mandates. one state lawmen and says that he wants new legislation that has had serious mental health to banned the sale and blocked them from ever obtaining a fire or more. >> they are proposing that we close a loophole in california law that would be
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adjudicated in court. somebody that was violent or mentally ill. would prevent that individual from asking the court to bear arms in the future. for that individual. if that a violent background with a combination of mental illness will not have the right to bear arms in any capacity in the future. >> the senator will be here and he will sit down and talk to us about of the charge that he is putting forward. one thing that a lot of people want to know is that there is been a lot of talk is this going to lead to legislation? we will have more coming up at 8:00 p.m. >> terisa, the fuelthank-you -- >>pam: it's been nearly 20 years since a mass shooting inside a san francisco high rise inspired the last
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federal ban on assault weapons. back in july 1993.a former client of a law firm inside 101 california street went on a killing spree. nine people including the gunman died. six were wounded. the killer was armed with a handgun and two tech nine assault pistols. the federal ban that came out of that tragedy expired in 2004. today a survivor of that shooting spoke to kron4's maureen kelly about the massacre in newtown and the renewed push for stricter country. >> i was sitting in the office on california street and they said that there is somebody on a 34 with a gun and he is shooting. my secretary warned me. >>reporter: sheldon siegal worked at the law firm targeted by the gunman .and lost many friends and collegues that day. he says the massacre at sandy hook elementary brings up those painful memories from nearly 20 years ago. >> what is disappointing to me is we are 20 years
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removed and it is still happening. and it is happening more frequently now and it is seen to be accepting. as the regular course of events and that is a huge failure! >>reporter: after the incident at 101 california sheldon and other survivors formed the law center to prevent gun violence. tuesday they wrote this letter to the president obama urging stronger gun control lawsincluding the reinstatment of the federal ban on assault weapons. >> i have been in a building that was under attack if that ever happens again i hope that there is less of a chance for a person that might knock on my door and it will able to shoot 30 rounds%. >>reporter: he hopes that the mass murders in conneticutserves as the tipping point to move this country in a safer direction. >> somebody killer in 21st graders somebody telling them in a safe community in connecticut that tested get somebody going? if that does
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not do it, i do not know what would. >>reporter: maureen kelly kron4 news. >>catherine: for the third straight day - funeral processions were rolling through newtown, connecticut. more of the victims of friday's shooting at a grade school. among th 7-year-old boy and victoria soto. she's the 27-year-old teacher being remembered for dying while trying to shield her students them managed to escape. also today - a medical examiner says he's looking for genetic clues as to why the gunman - adam lanza - killed 20 children and 6 adults at the school. authorities want to know if there's any identifiable disease associated with his behavior. more on the shooting - and the fallout concerning gun control - still ahead. >>jacqueline: already 43 in vallejo it is going to be chilly, overnight. there is a storm to the north with
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cloud coverage remaining. clouds could be in the 30's. we will see rain out of this system as the go tomorrow. it is moving very, barely slow. tomorrows temperatures will remain chilly. 29 in fairfield. 34 in san mateo. and 33 and san jose. for the afternoon we will be dealing with temperatures in the 50s. a bit warmer. 50s in daly city, 55 in richmond and 50s in pleasanton. there is rainfall approaching you can see by 3:00 p.m. by 8:00 p.m. and we will see this on the north bay. with a look at your extended forecast time it out for the holiday. >>pam: and -- we are continuing to follow developing news tonight. a freeway shooting. you're looking at video
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from a marine recuriters car shot at -- multiple times. kron4 crews are on the scene. as the search the gunman continues. an update coming up at 5:30
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>> some comments coming in from our facebook fan pagetricia pope streichan if someone is really bent on hurting or killing anyone, gun control won't stop them. they will obtain a weapon illegally or use some other method. plain and simple. >> meanwhile,chalyn groux no one needs to have high powered assualt guns that can take out a roomful of people in less than a minute. plain and simple. >> and -- we are continuing to follow developing news tonight.
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scene. as the search thea memorial being held in newton, connecticut -- the scene of a deadly elementary
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school shooting. you're lookling live at that service being held right now. we will have an update, coming up at 5:30
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(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> this shooting in cupertino, leading to the closing of this highway for several hours of the gunman is still on the loose. the victim was a marine recruiter. his car was shot multiple times he was not harmed. also, you are looking at the video from the service that is being held right now in connecticut. 27 people -- including the gunman -- were killed in the massacre. children. the memorial. >> people are walking through the front entrance being handed a tissue, rose
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and the candle try to boost the communities spirits that has been through so much. >> the seven year-old's loved one is also being remembered. and also the teacher, she is been called a hero for been a hero. >> she would not hesitate to save anybody before herself especially children. she loved them more than life and she deftly put herself in front of them any day. for any reason it does not surprise anybody that knows anybody that she did this. >> the issue of gun control has been front and center taking the lives of 20 children and seven adults
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in--20 children under the age of seven years old. he would like to start this will in motion. >> we do not want to direct our feet on this that will publish a report in an portside. this is a team that has a very specific task to pull together reforms, right now. >> with the president conceded is that there snow laws that would stop act of violence senselessly. >>pam: now our political analyst michael yaki the leading nancy pelosi, and dianne feinstein, all coming out with the democratic proposals. should more people to be concerned that the republicans are not getting on board? >> i think it is going to be a while for them. and the
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nra is finally doing a this conference. and they know that there is a juggernaut of law enforcement that there are losing enforcement and support on capitol hill. whether or not they will keep things at the level of the house. but there is a joy at sentiment to portion control and the nra is deeply worried. >> for those people that could not want more restrictions there is a little that we can do against somebody who is intent on to win court. >> i think it is interesting because many people that have opposed and now they are funding mental health services in conjunction with
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uncontrolled. >>pam: this is a slippery slope. for the will that do not want restrictions. >> i think that is going to be a difficult portion of the debate. if you look at the united states and comparison with other countries the one thing that is different is the guns. the availability and access of guns. >> what do think is most likely to happen? with that the types of magazine clips, or the types of guns. several things are being proposed and joe biden is putting something together for the review of the president. >> there could be an expansion of assault weapons. with 900 exceptions. >> that is that senator feinstein has and exceptions. with 900 guns. >> that is going to be something whether or not and the high-capacity magazines. clearly, it is going to be
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on semi-automatic weapons. that seems that no matter what, with technology gotten so good on semi-automatic weapons. it does not matter if there is 30, 50, they can load and unload in a split second and that is what causes the carnage. >> and a lot of people waiting to hear if you'd like to connect with michael yaki. he is on twitter. catherine? school shooting. >> we're now only two weeks on one hand.the president is saying he and house speaker john boehner are "pretty close" to a deal. on the other hand.there's talk of a plan "b" -- and lots of public squabbling. the president is telling congressional republicans to get back to the bargaining table. saying the two sides are far too close to a deal to give
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up now. meantime - house speaker john boehner and other gop leaders are frantically trying to gather support for a fallback plan -- "plan b". it would extend bush-era tax cuts for everyone earning less than one million dollars a year. both sides sound frustrated. both sides - blaming the other for the 11th hour >> they keep on finding ways to say " no " instead of " saying yes ". it is very difficult for them to say yes to me. >>catherine: in response.boehner held a news conference that lasted one minute. >> tomorrow the house will pass legislation permanent tax relief for nearly every american 99.8% of the american people. and that the president will have a decision to make. he can call on the senate democrats to pass that bill or he can be responsible for the largest tax increase in american history. >>catherine: with that - he walked off. republicans have scheduled a vote on 'plan b' - for
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thursday. it would head off there has been some movement this week. the president has offered house republicans a plan that would raise taxes on americans earning more than $400-thousand dollars.up from 200-thousand. he says 'take the deal.' the clock is ticking toward december 31st - with boehner saying he has not giving up on talks with the president. and at least one lawmaker is trying to sound optimistic. >> "darkest before the dawn.more like than not" >>catherine: everybody is hoping to sell. a deal doesn't seem to be all that close. boehner may not have the votes to move his 'plan b' through the house. and the white house is saying it would veto that >>pam: the 49ers have just two games left in the regular season. .and as big as last sunday's game with new england was, this next one might be even bigger. kron four's jason appelbaum joins me now.
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why is seattle so important? >> is another national division game if they lose it is still going to be down to the final in the seattle but before we break down sunday's match-up.it didn't take long for colin kaepernick to win his first offensive player of the week award kaepernick was honored today for his four touchdown performance in the niners 41-34 upset of the patriots.just his fifth career nfl start. and -- we are continuing to tonight. and onto sunday's big game. the last times these that were at wheat seven in candlestick park. this
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touchdown and the interception. smith had a big game in the 49ers had victory, 14-6. the seattle team has been a bit different with rookie quarterback wilson has been the first seahawks quarterback, ever. rushing. antic at this, seattle has outscored opponents 118-7. coach jim harbaugh was asked if there is any similarity between the 49ers and the seahawks? >> yes they have been playing with a lot of energy and they are well coached. it is usually a big, emotional game every single week we have already taken that approach that the next game is the biggest game of the season. >> this could be the truly the biggest. and one injury
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note. he had an arm injury and did not practice today. and he is known as one of the toughest guys in the league. >>pam: and when they're going to talk about his starting super bowl? >> thank you, jason. >>jacqueline: this was certainly cold and it is already in the low 40's and it is only 5:41 we are going to see temperatures in the 30's. the rainfall coming out.
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>>pam: now for today's market update. stocks end the day down. after little progress was reported in the ongoing budget negotiations in washington. on wall street. the dow dropped 99-points. after posting 100-point gains over the past two days.
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both the nasdaq and s-and-p- 500 lost 10-points. >> the u.s. government's venture into the car business is slowly coming to an end. the treasury department says it will sell its remaining 500 million shares of general motors in the next year or so. that will mark the end of a $50 billion bailout that saved the company while touching off a debate about government intervention in private business. it's all part of its effort to wind down its investments in the troubled asset relief program. >>jacqueline: @ temperatures already quite chilly this eve. taking a look outside 40's through half moon bay and vallejo. and 40's and fairfield is going to be a cold night. 30's for the most part. 20's and in santa rosa. 36 in half moon bay. 33 degrees and san jose. but this would take a look of the satellite and writer changes with friday, clear skies. clouds to the north.
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associated with this system that is to the north. that hail and is tracking to the west. the tail end-with sub- tropical marche.heavy rainfall, with in some tropical -- moisture. from that tail and toured with the rainfall staying mainly to the north. it is going to be slow moving. the rainfall will be concentrated for the north bay in the midnight hour. same for your morning commute moderate/heavy. however, heavier and near the san mateo coast. and south of the golden gate by 10:00 a.m. tomorrow afternoon a bit more fragmented rainfall but had the girl for oakland, hayward, fremont. and even fremont. fragmented -- with rainfall near oakland, hayward, fremont. the rainfall headlines will
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start tomorrow evening in the north bay. nearly 2 in. and that is going to be mainly concentrated with under one-inch in other areas. 1 in. nearer the golden gate. the wind will increase with 45 m.p.h. and the wind advisory could be issued. as for the sierras there is a winter storm for friday, and a saturday night with heavy snowfall saturday and sunday with nearly one- ft. and nearly four-beat of of 7,000 ft.. a look at your extended forecast with wet weather. and gusting winds heavy rainfall will return and again on the sunday afternoon. it looks like we could catch a break for the christmas holiday. and to now come off hosni mubarsome ofr
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small bomb reports. with squaw valley www.snowbomb.com stay tuned for that. >> cold temperatures in the south-bay they found a layer of frost on their cards will transgendered spoke to some people in san jose were just about everybody was talking about the cold weather. >> if you left your house in the early morning. it was in the mid 30's. and guess what? once that sun came up was not much better. still cold. we got a chance to speak to many people and in a that was going to be cold but not quite like this. >> i cannot open my car door it was frozen. >>reporter: you cannot open
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your car door? >> idea larger garage. >>reporter: when you got out of your car has it set and that you -- need to be even colder. >> i need a larger garage and was waiting for the light to change. and that did not work out so well. >>reporter: how come you do not have a jacket? >> because i am a dork. >> that is because we are going to get coffee. >>reporter: are you going to give her your jacket? >> no. >> this holiday tradition of giving it to tell you about when we come back. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy
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>> what does this mean for this person? this is and francisco tradition? >> this is very appreciated. and i do this for my granddaughter and i have two grandchildren. >> this memorial church with volunteers. they say that they will need more people to volunteer. we will be right back.
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>> we continue our coverage on the search for the gunman who opened fire. opening fire on a government vehicle in cupertino. and grant is j. r. stone -- falls = speak
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with a gun expert. will speak with a gun expert commentator or stone. >>jacqueline: what already 30's and 40's a cold night tonight. and jerry r. stone j. r. stone
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a suspect search is underway tonight. after a shooting on a south bay freeway in cupertino closed down the southbound highway- 85. here's video from sky 7 h-d a-b-c news. you can see the backup and the car that was hit by gunfire.. kron 4's alecia reid is live in cupertino with the latest -- alecia, we hear the victim is a marine recruiter. who was in the car when it was hit multiple times. >> the shots barely missed them a with right across his stomach. he was really, really lucky. with a rear windows blown out. >> the car was had a number of times but he does not know how many times was shot at. investigators are of the hunt for people or people responsible and a motive for the shooting. >> they'd left the gas station. and there were coming down the freeway. the nearest they could determine if somebody pulled alongside and started shooting. >>reporter: they are still
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investigating this shooting anybody that is seen anything is urged to call the sheriff's office. reporting live, cupertino, alecia reed, kron 4. >>pam: police in sunnyvale have burglary suspect. the incident resulted in a school being locked down in the area. teams of officers with dogs, scoured a neighborhood off homestead road near cupertino village. for one been of three suspects in connection with some recent home burglaries. two other men were arrested after a brief chase. as a precaution, the good samaritan church preschool was locked down for several hours. the church pastor says, the never in any danger, but says, parents were nonetheless relieved >> we are trying to protect all the children and let the parents know that everything was okay and the children were safe. maintaining communication with the sheriff's department. we had to cancel afternoon class. we have had students and teachers, and and turn them
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away because would not want to open the doors. >>pam: the trio of suspected burglars was stopped for road. they were not armed police did find jewelry and car. >> today marks the third consecutive day of funeral processions in newtown connecticut. 26 people were killed. 20 of them children after a gunman forced his way into an elementary school and opened fire. focusing on mainly two classrooms. filled with children.ages 6 and 7 years old. four more funerals took place today. as across the nation. the issue of gun control is being pushed to the top of the political agenda. >> president obama speaking about the need to reduce gun violence and especially mass shootings like the ones we saw. vice president joe biden will lead a task force leading the
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recommendations providing them to the president. >> the fact that this is complex cataloger be an excuse for not doing anything. the fact that we cannot prevent every act of violence does not mean that weekend steadily reduce the violence. and to prevent the worst violence. that is why i have asked the vice president to provide a set of concrete proposals no later than the month of january. that i intend to porsche. if we're going to take things and changes it is going to take a wave of merits, pop bothers, daughters, brothers, mental- health and yes, gun owners. standing up and sang it, enough. , on behalf of our kids saying-enough's. and we would say that this is a
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tragedy, and never again. we do not have the sustained attention span to get this done of the next several months. it does not make sense. >> this does not make the first violent incident. where have you been? >> i have been dealing with the worst economic crisis since the great depression and two different wars, the bottle industry on the brink of collapse. i do not think that i had been on vacation with the -- automobile industry other bridge collapsed. on the brink of colle the automobile industry. -. the next big moment comes this from the one the political powerful national rifle association will have its first press conference since the elementary school shooting. the massacre at sandy hook the issue of gun control may never know all the reasons why this
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tragedy americans have died of gun >> they want the changes by the end of this week. with a band of high capacity magazine clips used in the last week in connecticut. minority leader nancy pelosi is taking the lead she wants to ban magazines. and prohibit the sale of those weapons that are manufactured after the lot is signed. >> we have bl morning call loss of these precious children. the love of their teachers, we are learning of the loss of their families and we owe them everything in our power to take sensible action. to insure the safety of our safety, neighborhoods and build a neighborhood of safety and a
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world of safety for americans. >> and nancy pelosi is going to propose a bill for a vote by saturday. to oppose high magazine and today we learned vice president joe biden will but the next big moment comes on friday.when the national rifle association shooting. she wants to ban magazines and prohibit the sale or possession of those weapons pelosi called on house speaker john boehner to bring legislation banning capacity magazines to the house floor for a vote by saturday. n. shows. by a 62-37 margin, people said they would support reinstating the assault weapons ban.
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the 62 percent is up 5 points from an august poll taken in the aftermath of the shooting at a movie >>pam: by the same margin. those polled said they would support a ban on high- capacity ammunition clips that hold more than 10 bullets. that number has held steady since august. >> gun control experts are speaking out about what kron 4's j.r. stone talking with an author who has written numerous publications on the issue and continues our team coverage. >> the limitation on multiple capacity magazines. >> children would have died whether or not large magazines reveal mobile. -- magazines -- available in the number of rounds shot. would not be as high according toi did as frank zimring whahis feeling that the vice president's commission is unlikely to stop. >> the next obvious center of attention for the joe
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biden mission is going to be closing the brady bill loopholes on the screening of gun owners. >> that currently requires instant record check when purchasing from a licensed dealer but does not require those checks from an occasional seller. >> sandy hook will be the reason for our focus but it will not be a response that is directly todtied -- to remedy the problems directly tied that produced about violence in that episode. >> i did ask frank zimrig about about the federal assault weapons ban that lasted from 1994 to 2004. could that be put back into place. he said it really comes down to the president's commission. will that commission make it a priority. he is skeptical of that because it would be a very large step politically. j.r. stone, kron 4 news. >>pam: still too, we will
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have political analyst, michael yaki. this heated issue. new gun control laws weapons while they still can it has been nearly 20 years since a mass shooting inside a san francisco high rise. inspired the last federal back in july 1993. a former client of a law firm inside 101 -california street. went on a killing spree. nine people including the gunman died. six were wounded. the killer was armed with a handgun and two tech nine assault pistols. the federal ban that came out of that tragedy. expired in 2004. today, a survivor of that shooting spoke to kron4's maureen kelly about the massacre in newtown, and the renewed push for stricter gun control laws in this country. >> i was sitting in my office on the 36 floor on one, california. my secretary said that there is somebody on the party fourth
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floor with a gun that he is shooting people. that he is on the -- party fourth floor . >> my secretary said that he was on the 34th floor. sheldon siegal worked at the law firm targeted by the gunman .and lost many friends and collegues that day. >> what is upsetting is that it is still happening after 20 years later. it is almost like it is accepted as the regular course of events and that is a huge failure >>reporter: he says the massacre at sandy hook elementary brings up those painful memories after the incident at 101 california sheldon and other survivors formed the law center to prevent gun violence. tuesday they wrote this letter to the president obama urging stronger gun control lawsincluding the reinstatment of the federal ban on assault weapons. >> i have been in a building that was under attack and i'm hoping that there is less of a chance that might knock on my door is going to be able to shoot 30 rounds per cent.
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>> he hopes that the mass murders in conneticutserves as the tipping point to move this country in a safer direction. >> somebody will win downed 24 corridors in elementary school in the year received community. 24 first graders. in a very safe community in connecticut? if that does not do it i do not know what well. >>reporter: maureen kelly kron4 news. >>jacqueline: already chilly. 40's and concord outside on the satellite and radar we are still seeing clear skies. the clouds to the north with a big storm well to the north of the gold o gulf of alaska. this however, is becoming stagnant and this will be coming through most ahoy as
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reticulated the day planner we will see some pretty cold starts. temperatures in the 20's and 30's. increase with clouds as the rain fall approaches. will take a look at your holiday forecast coming up. >>pam: the deadline to the fiscal cliff is less than two weeks away. and republicans have a new deal on the table. but the president still balking at the compromise. we explain why with political analyst micahel yaki then. after spending months behind bars. one bay area resident is released from immigrations custody. we hear his story and his continued efforts to officially call the united states his home. plus. some may call it extreme but parents are going to great lengths to keep their children safe in the worst possible scenarios. in some cases. buying bullet proof backpacks! these stories and more when kron 4 news at 6 returns.
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>>pam: the fiscal cliff deadline is less than 2 weeks away and house speaker john boehner says the ball in the presidents court. encouraging him to support the republicans plans to avoid january tax increases. boehner plans a house vote tomorrow on his plan b - which would head off most of the tax increases. the white house says obama would veto that measure. boehner says if obama doesn't support the measure, the president will be responsible for what he calls "the largest tax increase in american
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history. for more on the topic we go to kron 4's political analyst michael yaki with catherine heenan >>catherine: i do not know if americans care if it is planned a, plan b, clancy but it does not seem to be going anywhere. >> correct house speaker john bidder might not have the boats. >> people are putting all types of things they might not have-the votes pete john boehner. -- but this is what is not working out is that he is going to allow this to possibly go over the " fiscal cliff " >>catherine: has he lost
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control? >> i do not think that is lost control entirely but when you are playing a blame game at the level that they are saying that i am not the one that is going to raise taxes, the president is. this is nothing really concrete. the president has been an offer on the table. policy proposals are open like a pinata.. the more that they are up there, the more they're going to try to bat at them. the democrats seem to be passing away. >>catherine: quickly about joe biden and the recommendations for gun control how likely will that go? >> that is probably going to be a high capacity magazine. and the big question is that or they are going to go against banning the ownership of semiautomatic thi. >> and they have short attention span about this?
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>> but not on this one. >>catherine: thank you. >>jacqueline: we do have another cold night tonight. tomorrow with the increase with clouds and rain fall approaches. we will have more in store. 29 in santa rosa. it is going to be a cold morning. buckle up. south of the golden gate bridge. still, it is going to be in the 30's. a storm system bringing rainfall extending offshore. this is
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going to impact us tomorrow. santa rosa it will stay concentrated to the north bay. moderate/heavy and it will start to move towards the golden gate. the headlines with up to inches in the north bay that is largely concentrated. a wind advisory. a look at the extended forecast. it looks like we are going to stay dry for the christmas holiday. stay with us
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team shuts down a post office in the bay area. after the handling of a leaky package. >> free navigation system, just break glass......
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(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. a san jose man was released from u-s immigration and customs enforcement detention and was joined by supporters outside the feinstein in san francisco. jesus ruiz diego, who was brought to the u-s when he was 4 years old-was denied a request to join the u-s marines, because of his immigration status. ruiz was deported to u.s and after actions that included a rally in front of the ice office last month, and a petition drive that gathered about 5,000 thankful he is to be released..
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this highway shooting at a government employee car shut down this highway. details on this, coming up. >> gun control recommendations are carried out by mr. obama and the vice-president. >> the fact that we do not have the sustained attention span to be able to get this done over the next several months. it does not make sense. >>reporter: it is expected to get significant attention are high ammunition magazine clips and loopholes to get around background checks. >> nancy pelosi once the vote on legislation to stop making high-capacity clips as early as this week. it would ban magazines holding
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over 10 rounds of ammunition and prohibit the transmission of those weapons that are made after the law is signed. john boehner did not comment. justin waldman, kron 4. >> at this gun ownersh shop.. there are mixed reactions. >> absolutely not. >> i can agree with him to at some point but what type restrictions. >> i would say that perhaps with a mentally ill but for people that are saying and normal i do not see how you could put gun restrictions. if they have a criminal past. haazig madyun kron 4. >>reporter: lawmakers in california are looking at new laws to take california's gun law restrictions and make them even more tough. here are some of the proposals. permits for purchasing
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ammunition, registration requirements that would be put onto the books as well as new mandates about of laws. and the state representative saying that after and the connecticut tragedy it is time to take more action to put into place tighter gun laws. terisa estacio, kron 4. (male announcer): now, here's stanley roberts who found people behaving badly. >> you are looking at a one thousand dollar navigation receiver sitting in the rear seat of this car in downtown san mateo. in the front center column is this wide screen gps in plain view and yet another box containing who knows what. in fact if you look around at cars parked in downtown san mateo you might be surprised at what you might find. this mercedes while it has nothing in plan view look at this the door is not locked. luckily i have a police officer right here so he saw me but you have to actually lock your door to be safe. in this car i found a old school ipod charging in the front seat and plenty of navigations systems good for re-gifting. you might not know this but
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it only takes 6 seconds to break a window and steal you're belonging. now some people think hey if i put in my trunk everything is safe actually ght bad guys are watching want you put in your trunk. san mateo police put out an alert that there have been burglaries from vehicles even in broad daylight. they along with all other cities in the bay ask that you please don't make it easier for the crooks by leaving stuff visible. i have done numerous segments around the bay hoping to educate drivers not be a victim so i'm telling you again. do not leave anything of value visible, even these dvd's tell a crook that you might have a electronic in your car. and don't expect the average citizen to call the police, i was looking in cars for three hours and not one person who saw me called the police.
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in san mateo stanley roberts kron 4 news. >>jacqueline: all our big weather story tonight are cold temperatures. right now it is already 39 degrees in half moon bay. 40's in fairfield. and it is going to get a lot colder, overnight. temperatures in the 20's and 30's. 32 degrees in san rafael. 30's in vallejo, 29 degrees in livermore. 33 and san jose. we are going to see some changes with rainfall on the way. it should stay mostly clear with some cloud coverage. temperatures would be a bit warmer in santa rosa. the storm is moving so slowly that it is not going to impact us until tomorrow evening. the time frame will b 7:00 a.m p.m.-8:00 p.m., it
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is made a concentrated and will also see gusting winds. let us take a look at your extended forecast. more rain fall ford saturday, sunday, but it looks like the christmas holiday will stay dry. >>pam: a hazardous material scare in oakland temporarily shut down the macarther and high street post office and briefly sickened two employees. the hazardous materials unit was called to the post office at about ten this morning. eight employees were quarantined inside the building before it was determined that a pepper spray canister spilled. seven empolyees were treated at the scene and one was taken to a nearby hospital the pepper spray leaked out of a hand held canister that was stored in a drawer. >> there was a small canister in one of the drawers. in the back workroom that had discharged. after its discharged it became a liquid. there was the normal signs and symptoms of pepper spray >>pam: it leaked out of a hand-held canister that was
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stored in a drawer. after noticing a small puddle on the floor, employees were directly affected. employees began experiencing irritation. the pepper spray has been cleaned up, and the post office reopened at around 11:35 a-m the third consecutive day, a funeral processions are pushing through connecticut. after the deadly elementary school shooting. rolling through newtown, connecticut after last fridays deadly elementary school shooting. that shooting killed 26 people including 20 children. three of those children are being buried today. along with one teacher. four people are being laid to rest today. three children and one teacher. victoria soto. she is the 27-year-old being hailed as a hero for dying students, some of whom managed to escape. that shooting is prompting schools across the country to beef up security. in florida, the orange county commission approved a proposal to put armed deputies at each of the county's 78 elementary schools. there are already deputies assigned to each middle and high school in the county. school officials want the new policy implemented by the time students return to school after the holiday break in early january.
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a plan that seems to be easing the fears of some parents. >> you know, we can't keep them safe from everything, but i think the schools, they're here as much time as they are, have a responsibility to try and protect them to the best that they can. >>pam: it will cost orange county up to 3-million- dollars to get the deputies into the elementary schools. anxious parents are also driving up sales of armored backpacks for children. a utah company called second amendment says sales of their bulletproof backpacks are skyrocketing after the connecticut school shooting. the backpacks are lined with a light material that can stop handgun rounds. the backpacks retail from one-hundred-50 to three- hundred dollars. >> governor jerry brown has picked jeffrey beard , a retired corrections chief from pennsylvania to help restructure california's prison system.
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our state is transitioning prisons to become smaller institution to house more violent prisoners. california has about 133- thousand inmates and more than 46-thousand employees, but is reducing the size of both to cut costs and size to comply with federal court orders. a 2011 law is sending less serious offenders to local jails instead of state prisons, leaving behind a more violent inmate population. >> perfect union." for all those procratinators still waiting to buy your holiday gifts. you might be in for an early christmas surprise. we explain why this year waiting to do some last minute shopping will pay off when it comes to checkout!
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hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today.
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>>pam: when it comes to fat holiday discounts, better late than never.
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this holiday season proves stores haven't been offering the same blockbuster deals as they have in years past. but during the final weekend before christmas, many stores are offering price cuts to lure back shoppers. saks fifth avenue is offering 60 percent off on some designer clothing and the children's place website offers up to 75 %last minute shoppers should expect to see more discounts as stores try to salvage what is left of the season. we will be right back.
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>>pam: thousands mourned the death of singer jenni rivera today at a memorial service in universal city. her fans and family gathered to say their final goodbyes to the singer who died earlier this month. a red casket sat onstage and fans chanted her name as images of rivera played on a big screen. a native to california, rivera started her career by selling cassette tapes at flea markets. she would go on to sell more than 15 million copies. rivera's plane crashed in northern mexico on december
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9th. killing all six people on board. she was 43 at the time of her death. the cause of the crash remains under investigation. >> and a reminder. you can catch all your entertainment news right here on kron-4. the insider starts at 7 -- followed by entertainment tonight at 7:30. >> this family and a seattle got creative. take a look it is to going right through the roof, not quite. they created this solution by cutting this and to two different part they had to use reinforcement. to create this illusion. the bay area's favorite way to ring
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in the new year. is always with kron 4. the biggest parties and spectacular fireworks. will all be on kron 4's new year's live show. it is hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich. kron 4's - new year's live. >> and a fifth grader. and collin kaepernick receiving a major honor for another prime time gain prop in seattle. sports is next. [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world
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of happier holidays. time to enchant, delight and amaze. safeway will help you gather everyone round. a smoked, shank half ham is only 99 cents a pound. get breyer's ice cream for $2.88 and dessert will surely shine. make it a grand finale with starbucks just $6.99. turns out this season less is really so much more. so make your holiday merrier than ever before. safeway. ingredients for life.
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colin kaepernick's performance last sunday has earned him some national recognition the nfl has named kaepernick the nfc offensive player of the week after he threw four touchdowns in the niners 41- 34 win over new england this was only his fifth start. and on sunday he became the first quarter back to top peyton manning board, ready to score four touchdowns. this wind could clinch the division title against the seattle this week >> it was this defense was really the domination. they did not give up any
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touchdowns and the seattle team has been offensive juggernaut. they have transformed. with russell wilson. the week before, they crushed arizona 58-0. they have scored 118. in the last two games. coach jim harbaugh asked if there were any similarities between seattle. >> they are enthusiastic and a play with a lot of energy and are both well coached. i think that it is a very emotional game every single week. we've always taken that approach. the next game is the biggest game of the season. >> that truly could be with the division title. if they lose it could be the final week of the season and they could clinch the division. seattle is 6-0. it is not going to be easy for san francisco. raiders' best player is there a kicker jim
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mccloske the-kickerthe jeanokowsi.. milk five field goals. affectionately known as " sea bas it is the seventh time that he has been honored. stanford has locked the head football coach, david shaw long term. the terms not released but he had two years remaining but he is not going to go anywhere for quite some time record this past year, david shaw has this second coach of the year award since taking over four are o for jim harbaugh. they are ranked no. 8 in the country the cardinals' 11-2 it is all more impressive they have been collecting victories with hogan. in the
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meantime, the coach of the year after the fighting irish to the spot with no retain its no. 1 in the country, 12-0. they will play alabama on january 7th. it is their first time since 1988 for a national title and state was no. second with 14 votes and stanford, david shaw with four votes no. 3. baseball, the angels make off-season moves at least on paper they are looking like the team to beat. with all due respect to the oakland a's. they traded today for a pretty good pitcher, vargas. leading the mariners with victories last year and is now a member of the angels. he joins a cd wilson in the rotation but it is political lineup. with josh hamilton, newly acquired the stanford
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women's basketball team got everything that had to handle insul carolina. and- in south carolina -- with a 40-started 9. alecia reed of welsch. and the the next player, with a power layup. fault. stanford takes the lead and with under one minute, 45 and mckaulia to win 53-49 stnaford 10-0. and the starting varsity julianne newman he is 10 years old ....
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